PhenomeNOMS: Stephen Hawking

PhenomeNOMS: Stephen Hawking by Erin Parr Welcome to the fourth edition of PhenomeNOMS, a look at famous geeks and the food that has either inspired them, or is inspired by them.  This week’s edition features a scientific legend, and one of the most influential theoretical physicists of all time, Professor Stephen Hawking. Born in England in 1942, Hawking started his

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PhenomeNOMS: Bill Nye

PhenomeNOMS: Bill Nye by Erin Parr Welcome to the second edition of PhenomeNOMS, a look at famous geeks and the food that has either inspired them, or is inspired by them.  This week’s edition features one of my all-time favorite childhood personalities and scientists: Bill Nye! In 1993, former comedian and aeronautics consultant Bill Nye started a show called Bill

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PhenomeNOMS: Carl Sagan

by Erin Parr Welcome to the first edition of PhenomeNOMS, a look at famous geeks and the food that has either inspired them, or is inspired by them. Carl Sagan, born in 1934, was a brilliant astrophysicist and cosmologist, most widely known for his public television series called Cosmos,  the highest-rated television series at its time. Cosmos covered a range

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Dominate Your Walking Dead Viewing Party With Citrus Ginger Roasted Beets

Just looking at that makes my mouth water. I’m overcome by the gloriously red flesh, the hints of muscular texture, and the overwhelming feeling that my neighbors might taste better with a nice citrus-ginger glaze. Wait. No. I mustn’t think that way. These feelings aren’t real. I’m a person, not a monster. I can’t be craving human flesh. Oh, wait.

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